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or when you did. i want to bring gerri willis in, he is at romney headquarters in boston. have they spoken yet? >> reporter: i can't answer that question, but crowd here, that has grown in last hour, wants to believe, wants to believe ma karl rove said, just moments ago, he came up, ottoman ter here, speaking about the number of votes about how the republican party could take ohio, mitt romney could take ohio. huge cheer. came up from audience, people came in to the room, came into the room to listen to what was going on. this crowd now very emotional. i just walked through it people watching the television, trying to discern what is happening, that i want to believe their candidate has not lost. we still have no concession from mitt romney's campaign, 9 or hae we heard they have intention. my colleague next to me carl cameron, he started talking about karl rove's comments, a big cheer went up with the crowd, they wanted to show they are here, and supportive of their candidate. they believe that he should win this election. as moments go by, now it is getting quieter but no less packed thi
headquarters in boston. >> well, i have to tell you, people are streaming into this room right now. you can see over my shoulder, the states they have been setting all afternoon long. we have as many as 5,000 folks who have volunteered for mitt romney who are on hand. the candidate himself just came into this building actually in the hotel attached to this area. we will not see him for some time to come. here's what people are telling us about what is going on across the country in polls, ballots. it is all about voter intensity. it's all about the excitement, about the campaign, and we are hearing from the attorney general in virginia and florida that they are seeing a lot of momentum on this side of the republicans. and just like rich said, a little talking of your book, we hear people on wall street talk. we hear that tonight. we are not really expecting romney to be here until much later. you can bet that these crowds are going to grow as the evening goes on. of course their is a cash bar up front just in case. neil: thank you very much. we are not too far away from the first polls closing.
will see you monday from boston. lou: good evening, everybody. the battle for ohio is on in earnest. president obama and a governor romney barnstorming the state of ohio today, a swing state, with 18 electoral votes that could be the key to victory tuesday. four days before we choose who will lead the nation for the next four years, president obama making an outrageous claims about his record in the face of a rise in the unemployment rate today, which had just under 8%, is higher than when the president took office. >> our ideas were tried and tested, and they worked. their ideas were also tried, and they did no work done so well. lou: 23 million americans to remain out of work might disagree. the national debt has risen by more than $5 trillion. the nation's economy, it is all but stagnant. this has governor romney running l as the candidate of change. >> accomplishing change is not just something i talked about. it is something actually done, and we need to have someone in the white house who cannot just talk about it, but do it. lou: the most recent poll of ohio
, around the corner. us bank. ♪ neil: all right. this is from the headquarters in boston, massachusetts. they're worried, but they're not giving up hope. obviously it's still a close race. listed look at the cave -- electoral tally as a stance. right now it is even. but the reason why we say it is primitive, it's even. the next round of those states at 11:00 p.m. are california, hawaii, idaho, oregon, and washington. those are all states that the president is expected to win. that would be about 70 -- actually 82 electoral votes that he could pick up in the 11:00 p.m. hour or shortly thereafter. so now your up to about 245. i have not even counted ohio where he is leading, not prohibitively, but leading command that would bring you to 263, within seven of winning the 270 you need. and then you understand that if your mitt romney you have to when virtually every single other state. that's what we mean by prohibitive math. looking at that same math. what do you think? >> i think it looks bleak for the republicans. i am not happy about it, but i am praying. i have all my fingers and toes c
killed in an gauzy by ignoring sharia law. joining me now, andrew boston, the author of the new book, sharia versus freedom, the legacy of islamic totalitarianism. it is great to have you with us. we appreciate it. let's start with, first, the idea that sharia law, a lot of people this message saying it is a cultural aspect of the islamic life that poses no threat to america. your thoughts. >> sharia is really foundational in islamic societies. it is derived from the text of islam, the traditions of mohammad demanded has many ritual aspects that might be similar to other religions demand but it is also an entire political system. and here is where it runs afoul of modern human rights concepts like our bill of rights, the universal declaration of human rights. it includes a timeless war doctrine. it also rejects basic human freedoms like freedom of conscience, freedom of speech, and it imposes discriminatory regulation, legal regulations against non muslim minorities and women. also includes dehumanizing punishments are well we would consider dehumanizing punishments like flashing for
works are now calling this for barack obama. what is like? >> crickets. it is silent here in boston. i have to tell you. moments ago the word came down that obama had won this election . the room fell absolutely silent. as i told you before, lots of anxiety, questions. as we were talking to people, economic advisers, others in the crowd. i spoke to carlos gutierrez is said to my really anxious about this. about a hour ago is the last time we talked. former secretary of commerce and the bush. he ran kellogg's, former ceo. no one conceding anything. people listening quietly and patiently to what's being said. no conversation about concession speeches. i have to tell you, this is the quietest it's been all night long. there are hundreds and hundreds of people, advisers, people who came out and campaigned for days, weeks, months. people who've followed this career, but with him all the way absolutely quiet. waiting to hear if and when he might come here, but just the clear yet. neil: thank you. jeff flock in ohio. i guess part of their plan is before they conceive anything, is ohio within
. they bring in there and who has been with the boston globe for years. cheryl: while a market selloff would be the likely reason for falling off the fiscal cliff. joining us now is mark. you are a big dividend supporter. major selloff in the market. how are you feeling now? >> i still think dividends are the way to go long-term. we could get a selloff. one thing to keep in mind, there is an argument out there that this increase in taxes on dividends would really sink dividend stocks because that would make them less attractive. if you go back years, there have been many studies that have shown higher taxes on dividends have higher returns on those stocks and even the s&p 500. there is no historical correlation between lower returns on dividends. cheryl: at the same time, what we are seeing now is constitutional as you and i know. these have certain parameters they have to meet. the fear is they will have to sell out some of these dividend names. is this bad for shareholders? >> in the short term, it definitely is. for a long-term investor, it will create some great opportunities to get in w
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